Help Teens Find Families

I know I'm a bit on the late side, but did you know that November is National Adoption Month in the US? As Christians, we are called to care for the widows and orphans (see James 1:27) and that might look differently for each of us. Some might volunteer to spend time with children who need a father or mother figure in their lives. Others might [More...]

5 Minutes With Jesus Book Review


5 Minutes with Jesus by Sheila Walsh Book Description We balance so many things day after day-families, jobs, church, sports. Sometimes it feels like there is no time left for the most important thing: spending time with Jesus. But Sheila Walsh will help us do just that through these concise but substantial daily readings. Each entry [More...]

My Thoughts on the Essential Oils Wars

young living and essential oils wars

You've probably realized by now that I love Young Living Essential Oils. You've also probably heard of another big brand, DoTerra. Yes, I'm talking about the elephant in the room. Young Living vs. DoTerra. No, this isn't an attack on anyone who sells DT oils; in fact, I am friends with several people who do and *gasp* we can still be [More...]

It could happen to any of us


This morning I read the tragic news that 3 sisters in Alberta died after a farm accident.  I can't imagine what their family is going through, and honestly, I don't want to even try. And sadly, as soon as the story is out, so are the judgments. People commenting that the parents are more or less at fault for allowing their children to play in an [More...]

Free Gratitude Journal


  In Touch Ministries is offering a free 90-day gratitude journal, no shipping fees. This is available to US and Canada...possibly other countries, I'm not sure..but give it a try! While supplies last so don't wait! [More...]

Bible Art Journaling Blessed Assurance

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It's been on my mind the last few days how thankful I am that we have the blessed assurance and hope of eternity with God. We don't need to worry about what happens after death, we have nothing to fear. Hebrews 10:19-23 (ESV) says, 19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and [More...]

How to Print on Washi Tape Bible Art Journaling

how to print on washi tape

  The Technique Here's a super easy Bible art journaling technique that anyone can do, regardless of artistic skill level! All you need is a printer and some washi tape. You'll need to use the papery kind of tape, not the ones that are more plastic feeling. Washi tape is so much fun; it's like masking tape but comes in all sorts of [More...]